A little travelin’ music from down Texas way

We went to see Jeff Bridges in the movie “Crazy Heart” a few weeks ago, and it was excellent. And all the time I was watching it, I was thinking of the late Townes Van Zandt. The Bridges’ character, known as Bad Blake, had a lot of Townes in him, as did his music.

But of course, since this was Hollywood, Bad Blake by the end became Good Blake and survived his sins and excesses. Townes did not.

The truth is, Townes was a great picker and songwriter but not that great a singer. At best he could often make a virtue of his limitations. So here’s an interesting version of his most famous song, performed by a couple of other pickers who also reap virtue from their limitations.

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TnGelding

March 28th, 2010
10:03 pm

We really shouldn’t joke about alcoholism. My wife has the problem and it has been hell trying to deal with it. But then, we shouldn’t joke about a lot of things.

Penn State Sucks

March 28th, 2010
10:05 pm

“Nope. I think you fixed your own name.”

Dropped on your head were you?

Keith Olberman sold his testicles to Rachel Maddow

March 28th, 2010
10:08 pm

Hey Jews,
Cynthia Tucker is ripping your leader a new one over on her blog!

Keith Olberman sold his testicles to Rachel Maddow

March 28th, 2010
10:18 pm

“But then, we shouldn’t joke about a lot of things.”

Is that pointed only to conservatives?

Southern Comfort

March 28th, 2010
10:18 pm

TnG

I’ve seen it myself. Had a family member who died of cirrhosis of the liver and complications due to it. I wouldn’t wish it on anyone to have to suffer like that. Like you, I think there are some things that shouldn’t be joked about. That’s not how most people feel though.

Rightwing Troll

March 28th, 2010
10:19 pm

Andy’s on the sauce tonight obviously…

Hillbilly Deluxe

March 28th, 2010
10:29 pm

Like you, I think there are some things that shouldn’t be joked about.

Count me in there, too. I had a grandparent I never met because they died from alcoholism long before I was born. And I’ve seen some more people destroy themselves from it. No matter who it happens to, it’s just a sad situation.

getalife

March 28th, 2010
11:14 pm

Enter your comments here

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin...

March 29th, 2010
4:57 am

Holy Week begins amid controversy -Urinal

What controversy?

My church never said anything about a controversy.

Oh yeah, I forgot, it’s the democrat’s church, the Catholics, molesting little boys again.

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin...

March 29th, 2010
5:31 am

Here’s a good Vent, consider it submitted-

Are you still accepting Vents from the public or just the AJC editorial board staff?

TnGelding

March 29th, 2010
5:32 am

Southern Comfort

March 28th, 2010
10:18 pm

Yeah, my wife is paying the piper. Weak heart; on 6 prescription drugs. I tried to warn her for years, but it always started an argument. At least now she’ll admit she is one.

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin...

March 29th, 2010
5:42 am

Obama’s behavior resembles a highly indebted family’s taking an expensive round-the-world trip because it claims to have found ways to pay for it. It’s self-indulgent and reckless.

What do you expect from someone who hates the US and wants to wreck the economy?

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin...

March 29th, 2010
5:45 am

Speech pages rustling in a brisk breeze, Sarah Palin gazed Saturday across a sea of conservatives, perhaps 10,000 strong and holding signs calling for more freedom and less federal government, and issued a call to action for those who want to kick the Democrats out in 2010.

Party time in Searchlight, Sarah was in duh house. I wonder if Hairy Reed attended?

TnGelding

March 29th, 2010
5:46 am

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin…

March 29th, 2010
5:42 am

That could apply to any of our recent presidents. They quickly become enamored with AF1 and all the other perks. Congress needs to cut off funding for the extravagance.

TnGelding

March 29th, 2010
5:48 am

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin…

March 29th, 2010
5:45 am

Did you watch it? Or where you there? In my humble opinion she made a fool of herself. But hey, it pays good.

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin...

March 29th, 2010
5:48 am

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin...

March 29th, 2010
5:49 am

TnGelding

March 29th, 2010
5:49 am

Where, oh where, has the little boy gone? Make that were.

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin...

March 29th, 2010
5:59 am

Yeah, TN, I’ll bet those ten thousand people showed up at Hairy Reed’s hometown so they could laugh at Sarah, or maybe lynch her, I forget.

Comfort yourself, stooge, drink deeply from the Koolaid, Bookman will be along shortly to administer your government proscribed sedative.

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin...

March 29th, 2010
6:06 am

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I never did see the health care bounce that Bookman was raving about-

GALLUP: OBAMA APPROVE MATCHES LOW; COUNTRY SPLIT 46-46…

And to think, obozo is going to read from the Telemprompter some more about his obomination, how low will it go?

TnGelding

March 29th, 2010
6:12 am

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin…

March 29th, 2010
6:06 am

You read it here first, no lower. Nothing but blue skies from now on!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSCplj40uuY

I Report (-: You Whine )-: Impeach Drunken Fool obozo! Just sayin...

March 29th, 2010
6:17 am

Palin’s denial of the accusation, wrapped in an anti-media message, drew cheers from the enthusiastic crowd and was quickly headlined by the same “lame-stream” reporters whom she targeted. The national press corps seems to be pursuing the idea that Palin can be used to discredit the Tea Party movement and vice-versa, as part of a mutually-reinforcing negative propaganda campaign intended to convince America that the only people who oppose the Democratic Party and its policy agenda are (you guessed it) a dangerous collection of hate-filled, misinformed lunatics. So any event that connected Palin to the Tea Party was sure to draw a swarm of reporters, only too happy to depict both the crowd and the featured speaker as irresponsible dingbats.-Amspec

The choice being that or arguing your positions on their merit, hahahahaha yeah, a dummycrat making coherent debate, aren’t I silly?

jt

March 29th, 2010
6:39 am

Speaking of Sarah. How utterly disappointing.–

“After a rip-roaring reception for the Keynote Speaker, I was sadly disillusioned at the lack of criticism toward the former Alaska Governor and Republican Party “Cover Girl,” Sarah Palin.

Wasn’t it just yesterday, she was in Arizona campaigning for the former “Maverick” suddenly turned rock-ribbed conservative “reach-across-the-isle” moderate “RINO” John McCain of McCain/Feingold, McCain/Kennedy fame? And who also voted for Amnesty for illegal aliens? That gang of 14 John McCain?

The same John McCain who tenderly re-assured us during the 2008 campaign: “Barack Obama is a good man…If he’s elected President you don’t have anything to worry about.” That John McCain?

Yes, indeed Sarah Palin is supporting that same John McCain who sided with Bill Clinton against the Republicans and voted for the tobacco tax in the 90’s that led to trial lawyers raking in millions at the expense of Americans.

The same John McCain who voted in favor of campaign finance reform, and FDA regulation of vitamin supplements, the Patriot Act, and more.”

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2010/03/is_the_tea_party_movement_bein.html

If the Tea Partiers get hoodwinked by Republican incumbents, they deserve every sneer by the elites.

Who is Glenn Beck?

March 29th, 2010
6:44 am

Penn State Sucks

March 28th, 2010
10:05 pm
“Nope. I think you fixed your own name.”

Dropped on your head were you?

You came up with that all on your own, didn’t you!

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:06 am

G’morning, Report/Whine 6:06

[[I don’t know about the rest of you, but I never did see the health care bounce]]

I believe there was a bit of one, but if one breaks down those polled, I believe the increased satisfaction came from Democrats.

The larger story (for the moment, anyhow) is that once again, Democrats seem to be the party of those with grand ideas but incompetence at writing legislation. The much- proclaimed “we will immediately cover children with pre-existing conditions” appears to not take effect until immediately… in 2014. Seems the law says IF insurance companies offer to sell a policy they must include preexisting conditions for kids. Problem is, the law does not say insurance companies MUST sell the policy.

Democratic leaders, expressed outrage at insurance companies, not at themselves (ever seen a teenager, when it’s pointed out he or she did something dumb, use the same tactic?). “How could those evil companies not insure the children? They knew what we meant!” So now they’ll try to ‘fix’ through regulations while the companies use the legal system to adjudicate.

Republican talking point for November: “We told you Democrats were moving too fast, without time to read and consider. A trillion dollars and they couldn’t even deliver on the simplest thing.”

So much for all those great lawyers and staffers on the committees.

Come out, come out

March 29th, 2010
7:09 am

Southern Republican politicians would display a “D” after their names if they were being entirely truthful. After all, they are just a bunch of Dixiecrats.

FinnMcCool

March 29th, 2010
7:09 am

Republicans, Libertarians, independents, Democrats and even members of the ultra-right Independent American Party all got a chance to speak at Saturday’s much-hyped anti-Reid rally. But not the tea party candidate himself.
http://www.salon.com/news/tea_parties/index.html?story=/news/feature/2010/03/27/tea_party_searchlight_showdown

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:09 am

g’morning all …

we’re still on Friday traveling music??? man, Jay must have had a GREAT weekend!

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:13 am

someone needs to inform whiner that catholics don’t vote as a bloc – with the exception of JFK, they’ve never really identified with one party or another

http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1819897,00.html

in fact, if you look at the healthcare debate, that’s a prime example of the schism in the church, with the Bishops coming out against the legislation and the nuns coming out for it.

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:20 am

jt

[[and voted for the tobacco tax in the 90’s that led to trial lawyers raking in millions at the expense of Americans.]]

Does this mean you would have voted ‘No’ for the tax?

TaxPayer

March 29th, 2010
7:20 am

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:06 am

At least we finally have something out there that can be debugged. And it didn’t even take eight years to do it or even add to the national debt, unlike that unfunded prescription drug company benefit, for example.

Normal

March 29th, 2010
7:24 am

USinUK, Happy Monday to you! :D

Yes this weekend Evangelical Whiner, condemed All of us tree worshipers and Catholics to a place called Hades…I think he has had some experience there…Anyway, he showed that there was love in his heart… :D

Rightwing Troll

March 29th, 2010
7:25 am

“Party time in Searchlight, Sarah was in duh house. I wonder if Hairy Reed attended?”

Yeah baby… raise the roof, raise the roof… (so… 80’s, but that’s our boy Andy…)

Harry sent a note saying he was busy, but he appreciated that all those folk from out of the state would show up and spend their hard earned money in his home town, and to please not leave your burning crosses behind and clean up all your PBR beer cans before you go…

TaxPayer

March 29th, 2010
7:25 am

Paul,

Does this mean you would have voted ‘No’ for the tax?

I think it begs the question, “why didn’t McCain vote “Hell NO” to the tax?” Aren’t Republicans united against big government spending and taxes, forever and ever.

Rightwing Troll

March 29th, 2010
7:25 am

I’m pretty sure he lumped the unconverted Jews in there too…

Normal

March 29th, 2010
7:25 am

BTW, President Obama’s going to Afghanistan…very Presidential, don’t you think?

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:26 am

Normal – alls I can say, if whiner and his ilk will be inhabiting heaven, then ANYwhere is an improvement!

and happy monday to you, too!!

reason #42 why I like the UK : 4-day weekend for Easter!! (and hot cross buns!)

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:26 am

TaxPayer

My point was, if competence was demonstrated, we wouldn’t need to ‘debug’ this most basic component of reform.

Normal

March 29th, 2010
7:29 am

Posted this yesterday, thought I’d do it again…

from pekoe Palin, what, exactly, does it mean to denounce violence, but still use violent imagery…

http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/03/28/1551720/palin-denounces-violence-but-gun.html

Normal

March 29th, 2010
7:30 am

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:31 am

TaxPayer

There was a child born late last week in Ft Worth. Parents didn’t have insurance for themselves (too expensive). Had two kids insured. Paid for the new birth out of pocket (got that, all you bloggers who assert the uninsured just use emergency rooms and skip out on paying their bills?).

New child had a defect – blood vessels in heart reversed. Insurance company declined to accept child – had a ‘pre existing condition.’ Just born, has something pre-existing? Great.

Story Saturday was how the nondenial wouldn’t take effect until Sep. That was bad enough. Now we see it’s 2014 by a reading of the law and it’s headed for regulation and litigation.

Like I said, incompetence. And families like that one in Ft Worth pay the price.

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:32 am

good gravy, Normal … Caribou Barbie even managed to pi$$ off her View counterpart, Elizabeth Hasselbeck: “Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who co-hosts the talk show “The View” and campaigned for Palin in Florida, on the show this week called Palin’s gun sight imagery “despicable.”

handbags at dawn!!!

Normal

March 29th, 2010
7:33 am

USinUK, I hear ya!
We are getting Good Friday off so they won’t have to give us a raise…

Since I get paid every other Friday, Good Friday is payday, the other Friday is Passover Friday… ;)

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:34 am

Paul – 7:31 – please – it’s better than the NOTHING AT ALL that the GOP wanted .

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:36 am

Normal

Got another example for ya’ – from the NY Times:

” June 14, 2008, 5:13 pm
Obama: ‘We Bring a Gun’
By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Senator Barack Obama was fund-raising Friday night in Philadelphia. But he was talking about “the Chicago way.”

Channeling the mob drama, “The Untouchables,” Mr. Obama said in reference to the general election rumble with the Republicans: “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun.””

Oh… wait…. this was about Palin and violent imagery…. sorry…..

:-)

Rightwing Troll

March 29th, 2010
7:36 am

Paul,
Can you point to any examples of “competence” in our legislature. Bonus points if you can find examples of the “other side” exhibiting any sort of competence in your examples.

Of course had there been any sort of cooperation between the parties, there would be less “debugging” necessary, But one side seems to have decided that there was no need for them to sit at the table, now instead of having input they have what they have. Which appears to be what they wanted all along, a talking point at the expense of us all.

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:38 am

USinUK

I find ‘better than nothing’ a poor excuse for incompetence on something so simple, so basic, as making sure kids get covered immediately.

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:38 am

paul – wow … had to dig deep and go back 2 years to find something … that’s pretty lame.

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:39 am

Paul – 7:38 – I’m sure that you do find it a poor excuse. and I’m sure that ALL the folks on the right are shaking their heads in regret, saying, gosh we would have approved the bill if we’d only had more time …

again, I say, PLEASE.

are there flaws? sure. but I’d rather have a flawed something than a perfect nothing.

jt

March 29th, 2010
7:39 am

Paul

“Does this mean you would have voted ‘No’ for the tax?”

Absolutely.

The money was squandered. Taken mostly from the poor.

Did that “stop smoking hot-line” help any of your loved ones to quit?

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:43 am

USinUK 7:36

So…. if Obama does it two years ago it’s a lame example but if Palin does it a couple days ago it’s a big story? What’s the statute of limitations?

It’s just politics. Democrats trying to score points on a pretty meaningless issue. Same as with the recess appointments. Senator Obama saying Pres Bush using a recess appointment for John Bolton to the UN meant loss of credibility for the US for forever and was just, you know, wrong! for subverting the Congress and Constitution and all things American.

Now he uses recess appointments.

But hey, his remark was a couple years old, so he’s exempt, right?

Politics –

btw – Bolton said he’s pleased Pres Obama is exercising his presidential prerogatives. I guess in a couple of years our Constitutional Scholar understands the Constitution better, eh? (snark, snark)

Rightwing Troll

March 29th, 2010
7:44 am

“Like I said, incompetence. And families like that one in Ft Worth pay the price.”

A heart rending tale no doubt. But had the “conservatives” prevailed they would be in the same boat or worse. So I have to ask:

What is your point?

You seem to be indicating that somehow, someway, the alternative offered up by the minority would’ve helped them. The only alternative offered was “we need to start over” at the 11th hour (only once they saw the writing on the wall, did the “conservatives” even acknowledge that we needed any sort of reform). I personally would’ve rather that they sat at the table and used the power of the Teee Baggerz to compel cooperation and get this thing to a better place for them, they chose not to.

AmVet

March 29th, 2010
7:46 am

I’m pretty sure he lumped the unconverted Jews in there too…

Per his loony far right wing hero, Chairman Mann Coulter, “We (Jews) need to be perfected…”

In response to a question from Deutsch asking Coulter if “it would be better if we were all Christian,” the controversial columnist responded: “Yes.”

“We should all be Christian?” Deutsch repeated.

“Yes,” Coulter responded, asking Deutsch, who is Jewish, if he would like to “come to church with me.”

Deutsch, pressing Coulter further, asked, “We should just throw Judaism away and we should all be Christians?” She responded: “Yeah.”

Coulter deflected Deutsch’s assertion that her comments were anti-Semitic, matter-of-factly telling the show’s obviously upset host, “That is what Christians consider themselves: perfected Jews.”

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,301216,00.html

They’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in their hearts, down in their hearts, down in their hearts…

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:46 am

Righwing Troll

Take your pick. From whatever Congress when Republicans were in charge. Or Democrats.

http://thomas.loc.gov/bss/d108/d108laws.html

Again, asking if Republicans blew it with some piece of legislation does not excuse Democrats from blowing it on something so major.

Especially when it was so simple.

stands for decibels

March 29th, 2010
7:47 am

had to dig deep and go back 2 years to find something … that’s pretty lame.

And of course he’s really going back about twenty-three years, to the movie Obama was quoting.

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:47 am

Paul – “So…. if Obama does it two years ago it’s a lame example but if Palin does it a couple days ago it’s a big story? What’s the statute of limitations?”

it’s all in the context of the current climate, Paul – I’m actually surprised that you don’t seem to grasp that.

2 years ago, we didn’t have people bringing guns to town hall meetings. we didn’t have protests with people saying that they’re not armed THIS time. there wasn’t the violent rhetoric (”tree of liberty watered with the blood of patriots”) that is de rigeur today.

stands for decibels

March 29th, 2010
7:48 am

They’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in their hearts, down in their hearts, down in their hearts…

It sho’ do passeth all understanding, that’s for damn sure.

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:49 am

dB – “back about twenty-three years, to the movie Obama was quoting.”

I can’t believe the Untouchables came out 23 years ago … still one of my favorites!

Rightwing Troll

March 29th, 2010
7:49 am

Point taken.

You’ll have more credibility if you take your side to task for the same thing you do for the other side, that’s all. If you unabashedly cheered for W for 8 years and now you pi$$ and moan about Obama’s spending you have 0 credibility… that’s the point I was illustrating.

stands for decibels

March 29th, 2010
7:50 am

I wasn’t aware that Candidate Obama had riddled his 2008 election website with “BRING YER GUN TO THE KNIFE FIGHT” sloganeering. That must’ve been cool.

AmVet

March 29th, 2010
7:50 am

sfd, Sundays here are the time when the more pious among us testify.

And man does it stink to high heaven!

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:51 am

Jay … is it something we said???

do you need Peeps to give you a sugar boost?

maybe a Cadbury egg??

FinnMcCool

March 29th, 2010
7:51 am

Good Friday?

I thought all Fridays were good.

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:52 am

AmVet – “Sundays here are the time when the more pious among us testify”

makes me glad I don’t malinger around here on the weekends …

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:52 am

USinUK

[[it’s better than the NOTHING AT ALL that the GOP wanted .]]

I thought that talking point became passe when Democratic leadership kept making references to the couple of hundred Republican amendments and recommendations they adopted?

TaxPayer

March 29th, 2010
7:52 am

My point was, if competence was demonstrated, we wouldn’t need to ‘debug’ this most basic component of reform

Sure thing, Mr. Perfect.

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
7:54 am

Paul – 7:52 – to paraphrase the Bard: they came to bury the bill, not to fix it.

TaxPayer

March 29th, 2010
7:57 am

I find ‘better than nothing’ a poor excuse for incompetence on something so simple, so basic, as making sure kids get covered immediately.

And perhaps the Party of Hell NO will vote in favor of fixing that bit of Democrat “incontinence”. Oops, my bad. That trickle down is a Republican mantra.

stands for decibels

March 29th, 2010
8:01 am

AmVet – “Sundays here are the time when the more pious among us testify”

makes me glad I don’t malinger around here on the weekends …

Their Jesus drove a gas-guzzling SUV, brandished an AR-15 and pal’d around with money-changers.

Normal

March 29th, 2010
8:03 am

All this talk about guns…this is one more reason I don’t go to Starbucks. I don’t need to be in the same room with an over caffinated
dude with prick envy, and a big hogleg looking mean at me. The other reason, of course, is price… :D

AmVet

March 29th, 2010
8:04 am

If you unabashedly cheered for W for 8 years and now you pi$$ and moan about Obama’s…”

WHAT? Pi$$ and moan about 800 signing statements?! Just because in the previous 217 years all of the US Presidents combined only totaled 600?

Along with his Democratic enablers, he sent this nation reeling backwards, in foreign, domestic, social and economic policy, and to this day many still pretend he was just dandy…

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
8:06 am

Normal – 8:03 – if you didn’t read last week’s Doonesbury, go back and check it out … c-LASSIC!

AmVet – “Their Jesus drove a gas-guzzling SUV”

WWJD … what would Jesus drive … (well, he *would* have a difficult time fitting the apostles in a Fiat 500)

Paul

March 29th, 2010
8:06 am

Rightwing Troll 7:44

[[What is your point?]]

7:06 – “Democrats seem to be the party of those with grand ideas but incompetence at writing legislation. ”

[[You seem to be indicating that somehow, someway, the alternative offered up by the minority would’ve helped them. ]]

Nope. Democrats had a free hand. They could write what they wanted regardless regardless of what Republicans did or did not want. Republicans were essentially irrelevant when it came to the vote.

USinUK

[[it’s all in the context of the current climate]]

Are you seriously taking the position that two years ago Democrats did not denounce violent imagery?

Rightwing Troll

[[You’ll have more credibility if you take your side]]

Why do you think that someone who criticizes a Party’s procedures is automatically a member of the other side?

Such an attitude seems to indicate Democrats can never point out where they can improve, mistakes made, lessons learned, because to do so would mean they automatically become Republicans?

Scout

March 29th, 2010
8:09 am

Jay:

Please pick a good, relevant, important new thread for this morning.

Kwai Cha-ching Caine

March 29th, 2010
8:09 am

Sinopec, Asia’s biggest refiner by volume, said profit more than doubled in 2009 on lower crude oil costs and a revival in demand amid China’s stimulus-fueled recovery.

Sinopec, also known as China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., said profit for 2009 rose to 61.3 billion yuan ($8.97 billion) or 0.7 yuan (10 cents) a share. Its profit in 2008 was 28.4 billion yuan.

You have learned well, grasshopper.

stands for decibels

March 29th, 2010
8:10 am

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
8:11 am

Paul – “Are you seriously taking the position that two years ago Democrats did not denounce violent imagery?”

show me where it was a problem. show me where there was the increase of threatening language like there has been since the town halls last summer. seriously, show me.

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
8:11 am

Scout – 8:09 – Peeps vs. Cadbury Eggs

Paul

March 29th, 2010
8:12 am

TaxPayer

[[Sure thing, Mr. Perfect]]

Rule of Thumb: when you resort to the personally demeaning attacks, the argument is conceded.

Do you have such a forgiving attitude with surgeons performing procedures? Or the companies making the equipment they use?

stands for decibels

March 29th, 2010
8:13 am

Scout – 8:09 – Peeps vs. Cadbury Eggs

New punchlines for what “INRI” really means.

(”I’m Nailed Right In” just doesn’t have the power to annoy that it once had.)

Normal

March 29th, 2010
8:14 am

New thread…OY!

stands for decibels

March 29th, 2010
8:14 am

USinUK

March 29th, 2010
8:15 am

the party moved upstairs …

Paul

March 29th, 2010
8:15 am

So far, the only argument I’ve seen from Democratic proponents who think passing health care reform legislation that doesn’t explicitly guarantee coverage for four years for kids with preexisting conditions is no big deal.

Because Republicans opposed reform. Or because, well, at least they passed something.

TaxPayer

March 29th, 2010
8:20 am

Rule of Thumb: when you resort to the personally demeaning attacks, the argument is conceded.

Paul, I concede. You’re full of crap.

Paul

March 29th, 2010
8:38 am

TaxPayer

Sorry, but if you want to make this about right and wrong, you’re wrong.

I take a tablespoon of Metamucil every day.

:-)

TnGelding

March 29th, 2010
9:14 am

Normal

March 29th, 2010
7:25 am

And very political. Whar a waste of time and resources. We can’t afford it, already!

TnGelding

March 29th, 2010
9:28 am

Paul

March 29th, 2010
7:31 am

I heard it was Sep. for children and 2014 for adults, but we’ll have to wait and see. It’s really a modest, conservative approach. Many Republicans were for many of the measures before they were against them; had proposed them in fact.